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About Religion

The stories we tell in our religions are some of the most powerful, dramatic tales in human history, and they make for compelling television. Although it's far from the most prevalent genre on TV, religious programming has no problem holding its own among the secular programming that dominates the daily TV schedule.

The practical side of religion has long had a place on TV, with ministers and preachers - Billy Graham is perhaps the most widely watched example - taking to the airwaves to reach followers far and wide. Although a series of scandals in the 1980s and 90s involving popular TV preachers Jim Bakker and Jimmy Swaggart tarnished the image of the televangelist, TV ministries continue to this day.

The historical basis of Biblical and other religious stories is a common subject of historical nonfiction series that attempt to uncover the factual history behind the stories of religious figures. Other nonfiction programs take an outsider's perspective, approaching religious stories and beliefs from the point of view of the scientific skeptic. Still others take a sociological approach, examining the way that religion has shaped cultures and the historical events that have changed the world.

Recently, historical dramas based on Judeo-Christian religious stories, such as the History Channel's "The Bible," have enjoyed tremendous popularity.

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The Bible
The Bible
Hour of Power
Hour of Power
Catholicism
Catholicism
Breaking the Faith
Breaking the Faith
Fix My Choir
Fix My Choir
A.D.
A.D.
Music and the Spoken Word
Music and the Spoken Word
The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns
The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns
The Jewish People: A Story of Survival
The Jewish People: A Story of Survival
The Gospel of Judas
The Gospel of Judas
The Apostles' Creed
The Apostles' Creed
Bill Moyers: Genesis - A Living Conversation
Bill Moyers: Genesis - A Living Conversation
My Hope America with Billy Graham
My Hope America with Billy Graham
The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments
Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything
Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything
Testament
Testament
Sexual Healing
Sexual Healing
The God Delusion
The God Delusion
Inside the Vatican
Inside the Vatican
Maria Di Nazaret
Maria Di Nazaret
Snake Salvation
Snake Salvation
The Book of Esther
The Book of Esther
Angels In Disguise
Angels In Disguise
The Gospel of Jesus's Wife
The Gospel of Jesus's Wife
Biblical Conspiracies
Biblical Conspiracies
A Man for All Seasons with Fulton J. Sheen
A Man for All Seasons with Fulton J. Sheen
Christianity and Islam
Christianity and Islam
Christianity Explored
Christianity Explored
Discovering the Bible
Discovering the Bible
Faith, Hope and Love with Fulton J. Sheen
Faith, Hope and Love with Fulton J. Sheen
How Should We Then Live?
How Should We Then Live?
Jesus: The New Way
Jesus: The New Way
Joseph Campbell: Mythos
Joseph Campbell: Mythos
Leviticus with Joseph Steinberg
Leviticus with Joseph Steinberg
The Christians
The Christians
With No Apology
With No Apology
On Earth As It Is In Heaven
On Earth As It Is In Heaven
Sex as God's Gift
Sex as God's Gift
Six Centuries of Verse
Six Centuries of Verse
Ten Commandents with Adrian Snell
Ten Commandents with Adrian Snell
The Cyrus Call
The Cyrus Call
The Lives of the Apostles Paul and Peter
The Lives of the Apostles Paul and Peter
The Test of Time
The Test of Time
The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church
The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church
Bill Moyers on Faith & Reason
Bill Moyers on Faith & Reason
How the Bible Came to Be
How the Bible Came to Be
Gods in the Sky
Gods in the Sky
Prayer Beads
Prayer Beads
Abraham: One Man, One God
Abraham: One Man, One God
Christianity: The First Two Thousand Years
Christianity: The First Two Thousand Years
Inside Mecca
Inside Mecca
Bill Moyers: God and Politics
Bill Moyers: God and Politics
Who Was Jesus?
Who Was Jesus?
The Story of David
The Story of David
The Holy Family
The Holy Family
Journey into Buddhism
Journey into Buddhism
Prayfit: 33- Day Total Body Challenge
Prayfit: 33- Day Total Body Challenge
Verses and Flow
Verses and Flow
Barabbas
Barabbas
Jesus: Rise to Power
Jesus: Rise to Power
The Greatest Adventure Stories From The Bible
The Greatest Adventure Stories From The Bible
Travel the Road
Travel the Road
iShine KNECT
iShine KNECT
The Nature of Existence Companion Series
The Nature of Existence Companion Series
Cowboy Authentic
Cowboy Authentic
Heaven on Earth
Heaven on Earth
Sex, Death & The Meaning of Life
Sex, Death & The Meaning of Life
The Bible's Greatest Secrets
The Bible's Greatest Secrets
Escaping the Prophet
Escaping the Prophet
Ancient Secrets of the Bible
Ancient Secrets of the Bible
Biblical Collector's Series
Biblical Collector's Series
The Bible Rules
The Bible Rules
Church Secrets & Legends
Church Secrets & Legends
Toby: Adventures With Jesus
Toby: Adventures With Jesus
Sinister Ministers: Collared
Sinister Ministers: Collared
Unglued Video Bible Study
Unglued Video Bible Study
The Story: Adult Curriculum Video Bible Study
The Story: Adult Curriculum Video Bible Study
Made to Crave Video Bible Study
Made to Crave Video Bible Study
Twelve Women of the Bible Video Bible Study
Twelve Women of the Bible Video Bible Study
Too Busy Not to Pray Video Bible Study
Too Busy Not to Pray Video Bible Study
Operation Change
Operation Change
Mormons in America
Mormons in America
Pint-Sized Preachers
Pint-Sized Preachers
David Suchet: In The Footsteps of St. Paul
David Suchet: In The Footsteps of St. Paul
Fight Video Bible Study
Fight Video Bible Study
What's So Amazing About Grace? Video Bible Study
What's So Amazing About Grace? Video Bible Study
The Sisterhood
The Sisterhood
Secrets of the Bible
Secrets of the Bible
Fulton J. Sheen: His Irish Wit And Wisdom
Fulton J. Sheen: His Irish Wit And Wisdom
Rescued Nation TV
Rescued Nation TV
Empires: Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
Empires: Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
A History of Christian Worship: Ancient Ways, Future Paths
A History of Christian Worship: Ancient Ways, Future Paths
The Daniel Plan Video Bible Study
The Daniel Plan Video Bible Study
One Thousand Gifts Video Bible Study
One Thousand Gifts Video Bible Study
Made to Crave Action Plan Video Bible Study
Made to Crave Action Plan Video Bible Study
When God's People Pray Video Bible Study
When God's People Pray Video Bible Study
When God's Spirit Moves Video Bible Study
When God's Spirit Moves Video Bible Study
Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl Video Bible Study
Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl Video Bible Study
The Power of a Whisper Video Bible Study
The Power of a Whisper Video Bible Study
The Story of Jesus: Adult Curriculum Video Bible Study
The Story of Jesus: Adult Curriculum Video Bible Study
Just Walk Across the Room Video Bible Study
Just Walk Across the Room Video Bible Study
WEIRD Video Bible Study
WEIRD Video Bible Study
The Circle Maker Video Bible Study
The Circle Maker Video Bible Study
The Christian Atheist Video Bible Study
The Christian Atheist Video Bible Study
All In Video Bible Study
All In Video Bible Study
Gospel in Life Video Bible Study
Gospel in Life Video Bible Study
Soul Detox Video Bible Study
Soul Detox Video Bible Study
Altar Ego Video Bible Study
Altar Ego Video Bible Study
Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lecture Series by Prof. Miles V. Van Pelt
Basics of Biblical Hebrew Video Lecture Series by Prof. Miles V. Van Pelt
The Lost Treasure of the Holy Land
The Lost Treasure of the Holy Land